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Limelight (1952)

G
137 min | Drama, Music, Romance

A fading comedian and a suicidally despondent ballet dancer must look to each other to find meaning and hope in their lives.
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Director
Charles Chaplin (directed by)
Writer
Charles Chaplin (original story by) (screenplay by)
Composer
Charles Chaplin (music composed by)
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$ 7,506
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Release date
Oct 23, 1952 (United States)

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60 cast members
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Charles Chaplin
Calvero Calvero   See fewer
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Claire Bloom
Thereza Thereza   See fewer
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Nigel Bruce
Postant Postant   See fewer
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Buster Keaton
Calvero's Partner Calvero's Partner   See fewer
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Sydney Chaplin
Neville Neville   See fewer
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Norman Lloyd
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Melissa Hayden
Dancer: Columbine Dancer: Columbine   See fewer
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Marjorie Bennett
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Wheeler Dryden
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Barry Bernard
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Stapleton Kent
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Molly Glessing
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Leonard Mudie
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Loyal Underwood
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'Snub' Pollard
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John Barton
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James Carlisle
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Charles Chaplin Jr.
Clown (uncredited) Clown (uncredited)   See fewer
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Oona Chaplin
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Harry Crocker
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Charlie Hall
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Stuart Holmes
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Kenner G. Kemp
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8.1 / 10 | 15,744 votes